The 2009 Major League Soccer season gets into full swing today with six matches that should satisfy the appetite of hungry MLS fans who have been anxious to see some games since the Seattle Sounders' thrilling 3-0 victory over New York on Thursday night.
The defending champions Columbus Crew visit Robertson Stadium to take on the Houston Dynamo in a match-up of winners of the past three MLS Cup titles. The Chicago Fire, SBI's pre-season MLS Cup favorite, visit Pizza Hut Park to meet a revamped FC Dallas side.
Two teams that could be surprises in 2009 square off in the Midwest tonight as Toronto FC meet the Kansas City Wizards.
Here is today's full slate of MLS match-ups:
Columbus Crew at Houston Dynamo, 8pm (Fox Soccer Channel)
Chicago Fire at FC Dallas, 8pm (Direct Kick)
Toronto FC at Kansas City Wizards, 8:30pm (Direct Kick)
Colorado Rapids at Chivas USA, 10:30pm (Fox Soccer Channel)
New England Revolution at San Jose Earthquakes, 10:30pm (Direct Kick)
Which games are you most looking forward to watching? What individual match-up is the most compelling this weekend? What match would you like to see a running commentary for?
Share your thoughts on tonight's MLS matches in the comments section below (There will be a seperate running commentary post for tonight's MLS matches so keep an eye out for that.)